Best Bowling Alleys in New York
Our list of bowling alleys features a number of fine places that combine the bowling alley, restraurant, and recreational experiences all wrapped up into one. Partly due to their popularity among celebrities and professional athletes, going to a bowling alley for a fun night out is regarded as a relatively hip thing to do. There are still dozens of bowling alleys in New York City, perhaps because many New Yorkers really enjoy throwing a ball down a lane and hitting pins. It's also an enjoyable social activity to do with friends. You can drink beers, eat wings, and play all at the same time.
300 Club New York
23rd & West Side Highway,
New York, NY, 10011
The renovated, 300 New York features 40 state-of-the-art bowling lanes—including eight private lanes in Club 30 and 50,000 square feet of entertainment and meeting space. 300 also houses the Loft, an elevated, full-service private bar and lounge with panoramic views of the center.
Bowlmor Lanes - Union Square
110 University Place,
New York, NY, 10003
The Bowlmor offers glow-in-the-dark bowling with dazzling state of the art audiovisual technology like big screen video walls and a thumping sound system with custom DJ booths. It is also a cooler than average billiards facility, a full service restaurant serving lane-side food and drinks, a sports bar, and a video arcade.
61 Wythe Street,
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
Of all the things for a bowling alley to be—and Brooklyn Bowl is many things: live music venue, eatery, bar—the first LEED-certified "green" bowling alley is one of the most unique. As with most things in Williamsburg more...
2116 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., 3rd Fl.,
New York, NY, 10027
This electrifying duplex offers everything you need to enjoy the ultimate entertainment adventure. Pulsating with excitement, Harlem Lanes houses 24 state-of- the-art bowling lanes, a mini arcade, gourmet café, fully equipped sports bar, 24 plasma televisions, children's party room and VIP lounge.
Frames Bowling & Billiards Lounge
625 8th Ave,
New York, NY, 10018
Leisure Time Bowl boasts 26 lanes for bowling, a trendy yet comfortable cocktail lounge, an appetizing bar menu, and excellent service.
624-660 W 42nd Street,
New York, NY, 10036
Lucky Strike has aimed to recreate the fun and feel of classy bowling alleys—like Hollywood Star Lanes, most well-known for its cameo in The Big Lebowski—with 21 artfully crafted locations throughout the country.
461 37th Street,
Brooklyn, NY, 11232
Melody Lanes is a genuine vintage bowling alley basically because the facility has not been renovated in over 30 years. The aesthetic is sheer retro which makes appealing to bowling who do not want to see flat screens all over the place and deal with high tech wizardry more modern bowling alleys have installed. Here you still write down your score with paper and pencil.
200 N. 14th St,
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
With bowling's rise among the creative underclass, it's small wonder that Greenpoint should have their very own alley. Gutter provides eight lanes, accommodating a moderate amount of traffic; truth be told, the most congested routes are those that lead to the bar.